Draft JEP: Launch Single-File Source-Code Programs
aph at redhat.com
Tue Feb 13 18:42:23 UTC 2018
On 13/02/18 17:56, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> On 2/13/18 6:48 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 13/02/18 13:24, David Lloyd wrote:
>>> I think the shell takes care of that bit...
>> It does, but we do need to say what gets passed. jvm arguments,
>> in particular, would be very useful.
> The problem here is that it seems that shells are inconsistent with how
> they handle arguments on the first line. This is specifically called out
> as a portability problem in .
> That makes it difficult for the main Java launcher to handle these
> arguments. It would be wrong to make a general change to the Java
> launcher to reparse arguments containing spaces as individual options.
OK, I see what you mean. I had thought that Python did this properly,
but I just tried it and it doesn't work. Well, it works kinda-sorta
but exactly one argument can be passed on the command line. Eww. :-)
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